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University Libraries Student Assistant Employment Guide

UNLV Support Team At Risk for Students Online Training

UNLV Support Team Kognito Training for Student Assistants

From the UNLV Support Team webpage:

It takes practice to have difficult conversations. Please consider taking our free at-risk student training program. Students can use the enrollment key unlvstudents, and faculty can use the enrollment key unlasvegas to complete an interactive tutorial on how to navigate conversations regarding mental health and well-being with one's friends or students.

Student assistants can earn  ( 1 ) Elective credit by completing the At-Risk for Students/Student of Concern Training. Scroll all the way down for documentation requirements.

Click on this link for step-by-step instructions on how to create your account.

Note: You must be logged in to your unlv.edu work email for the link to work. Or you can download the Kognito Student Training Access Instructions PowerPoint document posted on this page. 

  1. Click on this link to log in: Kognito UNLV Campus Training
  2. Enter the Enrollment Key for UNLV students:  unlvstudents
  3. To create an account: click on “Don’t have an account?” 
  4. The course takes about 45-min to complete. You may complete it in multiple sittings at your convenience.
  5. Complete post-training survey
  6. Print certificate of completion (or save as a pdf) and submit to your supervisor.
  7. Return to the course as many times as you wish

Student assistants can earn  ( 1 ) Elective credit by completing the At-Risk for Students/Student of Concern Training. See below for documentation requirements. 


How to Get Libraries Student Assistant Program Credit for Attendance

Student assistants are welcome to take as many of the workshops offered for program credit in Fall 2021 as they would like to take. However, due to budget limitations students can only be paid for three completed workshops, with their supervisor's approval. 
This means the student assistant will receive one hour of paid time for each of the first three certificate program workshops they complete in the Fall 2021 semester. The student will receive program credits for EVERY completed workshop offered for credit, i.e. one Academic Skills credit for each ASC Nature of Success workshop. 

 

Libraries Professional Development Certificate Program Attendance Information

  • Until further notice due to UNLV and University Libraries budget cuts, student assistant paid workshop attendance is limited to ( 3 ) one-hour workshops per student assistant per semester. (Fall, Spring, Summer) 
  • Student supervisors who have questions about student assistant payroll, please contact Libraries HR.
  • Before a student assistant attends a workshop for credit in the certificate program, their supervisor should email approval to pam.costello@unlv.edu 
  • The student supervisor's emailed approval should include the student assistant name, workshop name, and workshop date/time. 
  • Documentation of workshop/training completion is required for paid attendance and/or program credit. 

Student Assistants: Please email or forward your attendance documentation to pam.costello@unlv.edu and copy your supervisor.  


Acceptable forms of workshop completion documentation include

If you have any issues obtaining completion documentation, please email pam.costello@unlv.edu for assistance. 

Kognito Student Training Access Instructions PowerPoint document for download

UNLV Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection

UNLV CAPS Self-Help Resources (click here for link)  

These virtual pamphlets are designed to assist students with common problems experienced during the college years. 

 

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